Characterization by the Supreme Leader of Arba’een as a manifestation of love and faith dominated the front pages of Iranian newspapers on Tuesday. News and analyses on an expected report by the UN nuclear chief on Iran’s nuclear program also appeared on the cover of dailies.
* Wednesday is a public holiday in Iran, our next look at Iranian newspaper front pages appears on our site on December 3.
Ettela’at: Combination of love and faith
The Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution has described love and faith as singular qualities of the school of thought championed by the household of the Prophet.
Abrar: The parliament speaker has said that the stage is set for investment in Iran.
Abrar: The country’s air defense system is bracing itself for modern threats, said Brigadier General Farzad Esmaili.
Abrar-e Eghtesadi: A $5 billion credit line has been established between Iran and Italy.
Afarinesh: Iran and Hungary have signed eight cooperation agreements.
Afkar: The regional fight against terrorism does require Iran’s assistance, said the first-vice president.
Aftab-e Yazd: A letter which will go down in history
Ayatollah Khamenei has said that he wishes he were among pilgrims [who are in Iraq] for Arba’een ceremonies.
Aftab-e Yazd: Mohammad Reza Bahonar, a principlist MP, has said that radical principlists say those who are soft should be expelled.
Akhbar Sanat: The managing director of Iran Khodro Company has said that his company and Peugeot-Citroen are to make a €500 million investment.
Arman-e Emrooz: The number of women with HIV/AIDS has increased 10-fold, said Dr. Minoo Mohraz.
Arman-e Emrooz: A new gig for Ahmadinejad: Identifying the ploys hegemonic powers might use to infiltrate the country.
Asrar: A member of parliament’s National Security and Foreign Policy Committee has rejected rumors that the Atomic Energy Organization has done anything wrong [in setting the stage for the implementation of the nuclear deal].
Abbasali Mansouri said he and his colleagues have gone on an inspection tour of Natanz facility. “Some 6,000 idle centrifuges have been removed and other activities are going on according to the set frameworks. There is no truth to rumors that the Atomic Energy Organization has acted improperly.”
Bahar: Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani has said in striking a deal with P5+1, “We didn’t put our nuclear knowledge up for sale.”
Ebtekar: Pathway of love
To get to Karbala and take part in Arba’een ceremonies, millions of Shiites are on the march.
Hambastegi: The first vice-president has said that Iran hopes the IAEA Board of Governors will declare the case of past issues closed.
Hamdeli: Eight people have died of swine influenza in Kerman.
Hemayat: The head of Tehran Justice Department has said that a special court branch will be set up shortly to hear cases involving electoral offenses.
Iran: Iran’s proposal to the climate conference: [Investigate the destructive impact of war on the environment]
The director of the Environment Protection Organization has said that Iran will cut its greenhouse gas emissions by 12 percent after the sanctions have been removed.
Javan: The US seeks to put off the implementation of JCPOA at the cost of Iran.
American officials have said if Iran insists on having the PMD case closed, implementation of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action will be delayed.
Jomhouri Islami: The Saudis have admitted they are unable to defeat Yemen’s army and Ansarullah movement.
Kaenat: Ali Akbar Velayati, an advisor to the Supreme Leader, has described ties between Iran, Iraq and Syria as strategic.
Kayhan: The value of the greenback fell on the street and rose in the government banking system.
Mardomsalari: Some 80,000 ballot boxes will be used in the February 26 elections, said the deputy interior minister.
Resalat: The future of the region will be in the hands of the triangle of Iran, Russia and Syria, said Ali Akbar Velayati, an advisor to the Supreme Leader.
Resalat: Global media have given extensive coverage to a second letter the Supreme Leader has written to the youth in the West.
Rooyesh Mellat: The Hungarian prime minister has said that regional stability would be a non-starter without Iran’s active contribution.
Setareh Sobh: Global determination to save the Earth
Environmentalists stage rallies in cities across the world as protesters call for greenhouse gas emissions to be reined in.
Shahrvand: Thanks to a human traffic at Mehran, the Iran-Iraq border crossing was closed.
In another development, the police chief warned pilgrims not to cross the border without passport or a valid visa.
Sharq: The director of the Environment Protection Organization has said in an exclusive interview with the daily that President Hollande told her he was looking forward to a visit to Paris by President Rouhani.
Vaghaye-e Etefaghiyeh: Sources close to Rouhani and Hashemi Rafsanjani have denied rumors that relations between the two senior officials are strained.